Harvard Olympics 2016

Cheta Emba '15

The first ever opportunity for women’s rugby to be represented on the Olympic stage will include a Harvard graduate.

Olivia Coffey '11

Claiming a seat on the varsity eight boat her freshman year at Harvard, Coffey took the reigns of her athletic career and never looked back.

Men's Swimming and Diving Sends Athletes to Olympic Trials

​Although the start of the collegiate swimming season is still months away, 16 members of the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team took to the pool to compete at the highest national level this summer.

Harvard Athletes Excel at USA Olympics Track and Field Trials

A name not normally associated with the Olympics, the Harvard women’s track and field program made its presence felt during the trials period, as a strong contingent of student athletes competed for spots on their respective nation’s roster.

Vincent Breet

One of just three current undergraduates who will be representing the Crimson in Rio de Janeiro this summer, rising senior Vincent Breet will be part of the South African Coxless Four Boat looking to take home the gold medal.

Henrik Rummel '09

Despite being born in Copenhagen, Denmark, Harvard grad Henrik Rummel ’09 will find himself donning the USA colors for the second times at the Olympics when he competes in Rio.

Michael DiSanto '12

An Economics major who captained the Crimson before graduating in 2012, the Boston native was a pivotal component of three consecutive top-five finishes at the IRA National Championships during his time in Cambridge.

Andrew Campbell Jr. '14

Of the three Harvard graduates representing USA men’s rowing, Andrew Campbell Jr. ’14 will be the only one competing at the lightweight level but will look to leave his mark when he begins rowing in Rio.

Eli Dershwitz

All seems to be going according to plan for Eli Dershwitz. The Sherborn, Mass. native came into his freshman year at Harvard in 2014 already knowing he would take the next season off to compete for a spot on the USA Olympic fencing team.

Shelley Pearson '13

Hailing from Pembroke, Bermuda, Pearson will represent her home country in Rio, rowing in a women’s single scull during the Olympics.

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